Birthday Bliss & Blisters


Photo by Harleyq2 I am always thankful that God has given me the opportunity to see another year of life. In usual fashion, I took my birth week off from work and this time, I decided to add my parents to the mix. They celebrated their anniversary. My parents are aged and I had decided … Continue reading Birthday Bliss & Blisters

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A Plane Crashed


I might be a little scattered with this blog but walk with me. I woke up this morning feeling energized for the rainy and overcast day. I had plans to go watch How to Train a Dragon but the weather nixed that idea. (Yes, I do still watch kiddies animation movies with adult themes. It's … Continue reading A Plane Crashed

Boundaries – Disappointing Self


Recently, I found myself very angry. Red hot poker angry at someone. I was at home stewing and marinating on why 'you' made me angry. After hours, sleep and more ruminating, I could not stop feeling all these emotions - betrayed, disappointment, used etc. I felt so justified. I felt like a victim. Right before … Continue reading Boundaries – Disappointing Self

Soft Porn In Social Media


The other day I was perusing my blog IG @Uneditedversion8946 feed. I clicked on a video and the adjoining paths took me down the rabbit hole of what I call IG soft porn. As a woman, it was a little disappointing. I am by far not a prude but I had to shake my head … Continue reading Soft Porn In Social Media

Blowing Through STOP Signs


Yesterday was a long-time friend's birthday. I sent a text saying happy birthday with no response which was unusual. History: We met right before I left the military many moons ago and we kept in contact every few months over the years. Knowing Someone I would say I have a pretty good idea about my friend's personality. He … Continue reading Blowing Through STOP Signs

Live Free


Life is meant to be lived but not in the misery of your own choosing There are those who are confined by harsh rules and tyranny Who would love the liberties others take for granted. Why is it that people appreciate life and live it freely only when they are dying? They smile more, they let go of unnecessary baggage They choose … Continue reading Live Free

The Suicide Lie


22 a day. If you are associated with the military, then this phrase means something to you. It refers to 22 veterans committing suicide per day. Even with such a visible campaign to address suicide amongst the former military population, it continues. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US according to … Continue reading The Suicide Lie

Train Up a Child


"Train up a child in the way he she should go: and when she is old, she will not depart from it." Proverbs 22: 6. This is one of the classic KJV passages that grandparents tell parents which is passed to us and down to our children. There is something to be said when a … Continue reading Train Up a Child